Author Archives: Marg Mowczko

A Reflection from Denver by Paul Perini

Paul Perini is on the board of CBE-International, as well as being the president of CBE-Sydney. Last week Paul travelled to Denver, Colorado, to attend a CBE-International board meeting. This is his reflection on the meeting. I recently attended my first CBE International board meeting, in Denver Colorado. The board consists of volunteers, teachers, biblical

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Conference on ‘God’s Gift of Freedom’ with Daniel Kirk

Christians for Biblical Equality–Sydney and Ethos (the Evangelical Alliance Centre for Christianity and Society) are hosting a conference with special guest Dr J. R. Daniel Kirk. Daniel will be speaking on the topic of “God Gift of Freedom” and looking at answers to the question, “What is the nature of the freedom that Jesus Christ

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Julia Baird on the message of submission in the church

Have you seen Julia Baird’s article in this morning’s Sydney Morning Herald? The article is aptly entitled “Submission is a fraught mixed message for the church”.  I recommend it. Baird quotes a few church leaders in her article, including Glenn Davies, the Archbishop of Sydney Anglican diocese.  I am personally troubled by some of Davies’

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Fifty Shades of Grey: A Trilogy of Deceit, Collusion, and Domination

From Dr Mimi Hadad, president of Christians for Biblical Equality, International: “As the film industry promotes “Fifty Shades of Grey,” launching on Valentine’s Day, I sit beside sixty scholars, activists, and faith leaders from more than twenty countries at a forum convened by the Carter Center: “Beyond Violence: Women Leading for Peaceful Societies.” Working to

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Mini-Conference Addressing Domestic Violence

UNSAFE RELATIONSHIPS IN THE SHADOWS OF THE CHURCH Christian Conversations About Domestic Violence Every week in Australia, a woman dies at the hands of her partner, or former partner, and many, many more Australians live with an abusive spouse or parent. “Domestic violence is a widespread though often hidden problem across Australia. It occurs in

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